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Professor Brooke Rogers OBE


Professor of Behavioural Science and Security

Theme 1 - Preparedness

King's College London

Brooke Rogers OBE is a Professor of Behavioural Science and Security and Deputy Head of Department in the Department of War Studies at King’s College. Professor Rogers is a social psychologist with an exceptional track record of designing and delivering over £25 million of collaborative research projects funded by a variety of sources. Her work focuses on perceptions of and responses to risk and threat, and risk communication. The majority of these projects investigate public and practitioner responses to low likelihood, high-impact events such as chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) accidents or attacks. Others explore protecting crowded places; business continuity resilience; pathways into violent radicalisation; insider threat; pandemics; and community resilience.

Professor Rogers is the Chair of the Cabinet Office (CO) National Risk Assessment and National Security Risk Assessment Behavioural Science Expert Group, and the Home Office Science Advisory Council (HOSAC). She maintains membership across a number of advisory groups including the Home Office OSCT Analysis and Research Programme Challenge Board; Public Health England’s Behavioural Science Advisory Group; and the Greater London Authority London Resilience Academic Partnership, among others. She advises international organisations including the International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA), the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).